K12 Headlines

5/14/2013

5/14/2013

The Philadelphia School Partnership announced Monday that it's giving the Faith in the Future Foundation a planning grant to aid the eight Catholic high schools in the city.

5/14/2013

Students should notice West Virginia's ambitious new plan to target child hunger while improving academic performance when they arrive this fall.

5/14/2013

According to the Department of Homeland Security, 638 Chinese students with visas attended high schools in the city in 2012, up from 114 five years earlier.

5/14/2013

The Valley Settlement Project is drawing immigrants and other disenfranchised residents of the Roaring Fork Valley into the fabric of the local culture. The 7-month-old project has completely turned around individual lives and sent a positive ripple effect throughout nearby communities, which are home to 18,000 immigrant residents.

5/14/2013

The proposed budget would increase the school's portion of property taxes by 3 percent, from $9.57 to $9.86 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, while cutting dozens of positions.

5/14/2013

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation voiced their support for legislation that would allow the installation and use of stop arm cameras on school buses.

5/14/2013

At Faison K-5, good behavior is taught alongside academics in an effort to change the culture of the 530-student school long plagued with academic and discipline problems.

5/14/2013

Gov. Bobby Jindal somehow was claiming a victory and telling parents not to worry after the Louisiana Supreme Court, in a 6-1 vote, rejected his administration's legal arguments and declared the financing of his voucher program unconstitutional.

5/13/2013

5/13/2013

Indiana school districts that won voters' approval last week for the majority of the tax increases they had sought to boost school funding may be becoming more skilled at selling the public on the need for those tax hikes, say experts who've tracked Indiana's school referendums for several years.

5/13/2013

Since 20-year-old Adam Lanza gunned down 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December, education officials in Vermont and across the nation have taken steps to review and increase security. That's driving a renewed interest in surveillance cameras.

5/13/2013

Baltimore public schools are on the verge of a system-wide makeover that officials hope will provide safer learning conditions for students and spark an era of academic achievement.

5/13/2013

Never Underestimate Your Teachers offers school leaders a new model for understanding great teaching as a combination of skill and will, and it’s the first book of its kind to support leaders as they facilitate teacher growth in both areas through differentiated leadership.

5/13/2013

Visitor badges serve two security purposes in schools: to identify non-employees in order to control their entry into restricted areas and secondly, to prove their authorization to be in a specific area of the facility.

5/13/2013

Royal Seating will now be exclusively marketed and sold by School Specialty, expanding the company’s proprietary Furniture & Equipment stable of products.

5/13/2013

The CCRPI is the new accountability system that replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) measurement in Georgia. The U.S. Department of Education granted Georgia’s waiver from NCLB on Feb. 9, 2012.

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